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Sarah Steel

Sarah is the creator of Let's Talk About Sects, and she produces and writes all episodes, as well as hosting. She is a filmmaker and writer with a keen interest in social sciences, culture and psychology. Sarah has been published in The Guardian, Indiewire, The Metro (UK), has appeared at Vivid Sydney, on Channel 9's Today Show and SBS's The Feed, and has also produced for ABC Radio National's Earshot program. Her debut book about cults, charisma, coercive control and our communities, Do As I Say, is out on 28 June and available for pre-order now.

Sarah hosting a Sects, Lies & Cultspanel discussion at Vivid Sydney in 2022 with (L-R):Laura Sullivan, Claire Ashman and Laura McConnell Conti
Sarah speaking on a panel at the 2019 OzPod Conference with (L-R):Ollie Wards(ABC – Unravel S2 Snowball);Greg Bearup(The Australian – Who the Hell is Hamish); and moderator Elizabeth Kulas(Schwartz Media – 7am)